Greecequizchapt5,Sec3

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This quiz will test your understanding of important people and concepts in your Holt World History text, Chapter 5.


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  • 1. 
    Sparta may have developed a rigid, militaristic society different from other city-states due to this unique geographical feature
    • A. 

      A large hill with fortress

    • B. 

      Flat desert landscape

    • C. 

      It was an island

    • D. 

      It was located in an isolated valley with no defensive walls

    • E. 

      It was at the foot of a volcano

  • 2. 
    All are TRUE of Spartan society EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The former invaders controlled the city-state

    • B. 

      Slaves or "helots" greatly outnumbered other Spartans

    • C. 

      They had kings

    • D. 

      The government allowed people to do as they like, as long as they obeyed the laws

    • E. 

      Starting at age 7, boys were trained for the military

  • 3. 
    All would characterize Spartan values EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Wealth is good and one should try to make money and be successful

    • B. 

      Women should be strong and healthy- even athletic

    • C. 

      Unhealthy babies are useless and should be left to die

    • D. 

      Music education is important in that it teaches discipline

    • E. 

      Art, literature, and other expressions of individual freedom should not be emphasized or condoned

  • 4. 
    In Athenian society a "metic" was
    • A. 

      A woman with political power

    • B. 

      A doctor

    • C. 

      A leader

    • D. 

      A slave

    • E. 

      A non-citizen born outside of Athens

  • 5. 
    All are TRUE of Athenian democracy EXCEPT
    • A. 

      All citizens participated directly in making decisions

    • B. 

      Athens was divided into 10 tribes, with 50 men chosen from each tribe in the "Council of 500"

    • C. 

      Women could not vote

    • D. 

      Jurors were chosen by lot and voted on each case with a secret ballot

    • E. 

      Citizens elected representatives to govern for them